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Monroe HS Principal reacts to concerns over bed bugs

MONROE, Mich. (WTVG) - Some parents from Monroe High School received a surprising notice a few weeks ago: their child may have been exposed bed bugs. According to staff from the high school, the bed bugs arrived when one hitched a ride on a student's backpack.


High Wind Watch issued for Monroe County

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Wind gusts 50-60 mph possible Sunday in Monroe County

Paula Wethington Monroe News staff reporter MonroeNewsPaula — High Wind Watches have been issued for southeast Michigan and northern Ohio, with the alert in effect for Monroe County from Sunday morning through late Sunday night.


Monroe County considers buying lakeshore pumps

Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter CousinoDean — Monroe County commissioners are exploring the pros and cons of buying more water pumps to alleviate concerns about flooding from Lake Erie in lakeshore areas this spring.


Michigan appeals court: Medical pot patient can be denied job

A Dimondale woman whose employment offer was rescinded after a positive marijuana screen may appeal her case to the Michigan Supreme Court. An appellate panel ruled this week that Michigan’s medical marijuana law did not protect Angela Eplee from the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s workplace drug


Youths to pay for damages at Laginess Park

Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter CousinoDean — Two youths will pay to make repairs to the Robert Laginess Park in Newport that they vandalized last fall. A female teenager who lives in the township and a male youth and minor from the Downriver area went joy-riding in a pickup truck.


Mega Millions results for 02/22/19; $1 million winner sold in Michigan

LANSING, MI – A player from Michigan won $1 million, but there was no winner of the $224 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Feb. 22. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 26 will be worth $245 million with a cash option of $148.3 million.


Michigan mother pleads for information on son’s whereabouts

ADRIAN, MI (WTOL) - A Michigan mother is pleading for her son’s safe return. "This takes me back to when I had breast cancer five years ago, and it's that fear of the unknown. That is the most horrific fear you can have,” Tracena Dickerson said, fighting back tears.


Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff


Update: Missing Michigan truck driver found dead

UPDATE, Feb. 21, 5 p.m. CT: Truck driver Patrick Paul Weinheimer was found dead Feb. 21, reports WNEM. Additional details about the circumstances of his death were not immediately available. Truckers News has contacted the police for updated information and will provide an update as new details emer


27 of the most delicious diners we found on the search for Michigan's Best

BY AMY SHERMAN | asherma2@mlive.com and JOHN GONZALEZ | gonzo@mlive.com. It was quite a trip, but worth it in the end. The search for Michigan's Best Diner took us all over the state, from Sault Ste. Marie to Jackson, Saginaw and Muskegon. We got to visit 27 spots on our search for Best Diner, and w


Bomb cyclone: Michigan to be hit with 50 mph winds

Michigan will be hit this weekend with a low-pressure system that has the potential to turn into a "bomb cyclone," meteorologists said Friday. Strong wind gusts in excess of 50 mph are possible Sunday, the National Weather Service.


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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Michigan Eats Honda Accord

If a street has been barricaded for construction, it’s not wise to drive past those barricades, lest you injure a construction worker. There also might be a massive hole in the street, like this one, on Goodson Street in Hamtramck, Michigan.


West Michigan woman sentenced for stealing patients' Valium

GRAND RAPIDS — A former Kalamazoo woman was sentenced to over six years in federal prison for stealing Valium from her special needs patients Wednesday, Feb. 20. Kristie Ann Mollohan, 42, currently lives in Cosby, Tenn., but was living and working in West Michigan in August 2016. At the time, she wa


Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?

I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t


Felon Tasered at end of multi-county chase in Northern Michigan

MANISTEE COUNTY, MI – A Michigan State Police trooper ran 30 yards alongside a moving vehicle and trudged through deep snow to bring a wanted felon to justice. The multi-county chase began when a trooper from the Cadillac Post stopped 23-year-old Tyler McConnell of Manistee, who had failed to dim hi


Marijuana most prevalent drug in Michigan roadside testing, police find

A trial program of a five-minute roadside drug test conducted last year in Michigan found most of the drivers suspected of impairment had marijuana in their system. The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their report on the pilot program, which put Alere DDS2 saliva test devices in the hands of 3


Police investigating after woman shot in west Toledo

TOLEDO (WTOL) - One woman is in the hospital after being shot in the leg in west Toledo. This happened just before 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning on the 4000 block of Asbury Drive north of West Sylvania Avenue.


The Odd History of “White Rock, Michigan.”

Ron Rademacher, author of several books on Michigan Oddities joins Tim Collins in the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show a couple of Fridays each month, and he certainly had an odd one with the history of “White Rock, Michigan”